Brickell is one of Miami’s most dynamic neighborhoods. This neighborhood is the city’s financial district, and you will also find an incredible food and nightlife scene, the best hotels, shopping, and some of Miami’s most astonishing architecture here. Just in the last decade, Brickell has developed tremendously, and it continues impulsing Miami’s growth in recent years. Below, learn about what Brickell has to offer when you visit, from where to eat, where to stay, and other fun activities in this ultimate guide of a destination the Magic City you cannot miss.
1300 Brickell Bay Drive / Website
LPM Restaurant & Bar, located in the heart of Brickell, is an internationally renowned French Riviera-inspired restaurant with exhilarating, creative cocktails and light, imaginative dishes of sheer intensity. The restaurant's exceptional à la carte menu highlights its enthusiasm for ingredient-led French Mediterranean cooking. It also has an outstanding bar program carefully crafted by its in-house bartenders utilizing natural, quality ingredients and bespoke processes. The upmarket brasserie provides visitors with bespoke dining experiences with al fresco, bar, and indoor seating options, bringing the original flavors and iconic splendor of the French Riviera to Miami. LPM's cuisine is cooked with exceptional care and dedication, à la minute, to safeguard its integrity, and sourced with extreme attention to detail. When guests arrive, they are met by a wonderfully constructed zinc bar. Fresh, ripe tomatoes, lemon, olive oil, and sea salt are placed on the dining tables for visitors to serve themselves and set the tone for their dinner. LPM's sophisticated pared-down backdrop, reminiscent of the Côte d'Azur - a light color palette, white china, fine linens, marble, vibrant and bold hues, absurd vases, signature wall-mounted male and female pans created by Max Cartier, and striking, innovative art - grace the attractive venue. There are various references to 'Belle Epoque' styling and features inspired by the French Riviera throughout the restaurant, where elegance and attention to detail meet insouciance.
1001 S Miami Ave / Website
Sexy Fish is one of the city's trendiest restaurants. It features a broad menu inspired by Asian oceans, focusing on Japan. Inside, you will find stunning artworks by Damien Hirst and bespoke fish lights by internationally known Frank Gehry. The restaurant, designed in partnership with Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and Caring, has show-stopping, elegant decor inspired by the style and sophistication of a mid-century brasserie and seaside motifs. Sexy Fish Miami has kept the original Sexy Fish's hallmark dishes such Duck Salad, Smoked Tuna Belly, Crispy Eringi Mushroom, Black Cod, King Crab, and Bone Marrow. A meticulously curated wine and Champagne collection, as well as theatrical cocktails, complement the dishes. The restaurant provides exclusive late-night entertainment with out-of-this-world costumes, strange performances, mermaid dancers, thematic entertainment, international headlining DJs, and more, all of which may be experienced alongside the delicious late-night food.
1300 Brickell Bay Drive / Website
One of Brickell's hotspots, Osaka, invites guests to enjoy a multi-sensory Nikkei experience. The restaurant perfectly combines the millenary precision of Japanese techniques with the distinct flavors of Peruvian food. The supper menu includes raw, cooked, cold, hot, seafood, and meat dishes such as famous ceviches, tiraditos, Peruvian Izakaya dishes, and others. Osaka Miami, with successful outlets in Latin America's most renowned cities, such as Lima, Buenos Aires, and Bogota, will bring the same culinary idea and experience to North America with a Miami twist.
788 Brickell Plaza / Website
EAST Miami was designed for unconventional visitors looking for a fun, fashionable, and soothing place to stay. It offers unique experiences and individual service. The hotel has 352 guest rooms, including eight suites and 89 one, two, and three-bedroom living suites with kitchens and laundry facilities. Paperless check-in and check-out, floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies in every guest room, health and wellness programs, and a variety of additional occurrences will make guests feel completely at home at EAST. The hotel's signature restaurant Quinto La Huella includes a poolside bar and lounge, the Hong Kong-inspired speakeasy Tea Room, the lobby café & bar Domain, and the rooftop destination bar Sugar. It also features 20,000 square feet of conference and banquet space with views of the harbor and city, a big outdoor pool deck for private gatherings, and BEAST, a 24-hour fitness center. It is located within Brickell City Centre in the heart of the neighborhood.
1435 Brickell Ave / Website
Above famous Brickell Avenue, the Four Seasons Hotel Miami offers the finest of both big city energy and Floridian escape. Take a liking to the cosmopolitan energy - it's what you'll notice first when you arrive at our gleaming skyscraper in the heart of Miami's downtown, but it's the tropical moods that will entice you to remain. Spend the day swimming or swinging in a hammock on our two-acre sun-kissed paradise. Our poolside service encapsulates time spent in the Miami sun. Sip a drink and reserve your favorite seat right here, or head out to experience what makes our Brickell location the go-to spot for fashion, gastronomy, and the arts. It's the Miami holiday spot you didn't realize you wanted but now can't live without.
270 Biscayne Blvd Way / Website
The Kimpton EPIC Hotel is a waterfront lifestyle hotel located in bustling downtown Miami on the Miami River and Biscayne Bay. EPIC mixes the timeless design of a cosmopolitan boutique hotel with resort amenities to create a stylish recreation sanctuary for visitors in the heart of Miami. The innovative American, ocean-inspired, Chef-driven Area 31, which boasts stunning views from the hotel's 16th level, is one of the pillars of the EPIC lifestyle. The EPIC embodies luxury with an on-property private marina, the first Zuma restaurant in the United States, and the Maison F.P. Journe bar and cigar club. Here you can also find Exhale, a unique spa concept that combines therapeutic services with a plethora of programs, including exclusive core fusion classes, spa therapies, and transformational mind-body fitness experiences, among other things.
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500 Brickell Key Drive / Website
This opulent spa at the Mandarin Oriental Miami is a five-star haven. The tri-level holistic spa has 18 individual treatment rooms, including six breathtaking VIP suites with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the harbor. Two of the spa's split-level Mandarin Suites contain a personal multi-jet tub and big shower; one is specifically intended for Thai massage, and two are specially designed for couples who want to share their experience. Spa clients will also receive complimentary valet parking and access to the pool and jacuzzi, which offer breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay and the city skyline. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best places to relax in Brickell.
1010 Brickell Ave #200A / Website
DOM'S is a specialty cocktail bar i Brickell that serves Miami-inspired libations, a fantastic atmosphere, and NY-style pizza from its sister restaurant, DC PIE co. The bar is heavily programmed with something new every night, making it a fascinating destination for pre-dinner drinks or any time you want a delicious drink. Here you will also find popular nights, like DOM's Karaoke Nights on Thursday, when the bar is filled with people waiting for their turn at the microphone. Throughout the week, there is also Comedy Night, Ladies Night, and Live Music.
701 S Miami Ave / Website
Visitors and locals seeking retail therapy should go to Brickell City Centre (BCC), a landmark destination for food, entertainment, shopping, culture, and community in the heart of this eclectic neighborhood. BCC has something for everyone, from high-end boutiques to nationally famous brands. BCC recently added Marciano, Intimissimi, Solid and Striped, and Rebag to its impressive tenant lineup. The Shops also has several popular favorites, such as Zara, Lululemon, Sephora, and the legendary Saks Fifth Avenue featured in Drake's famous "God's Plan" music video. Don't forget to stop by Kirk Jewelers if you want some of the most exclusive and quintessential jewelry, from wedding bands to diamonds, watches, and more.
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465 Brickell Ave # Cu-1 / Website
Socialista Miami, a Caribbean-inspired playground packed with romance, excitement, and music, is a unique addition to Miami's homogeneous nightlife. The 4,100-square-foot property, located in the center of downtown Miami just a few steps down from Cipriani Downtown Miami in Brickell, combines colonial inspirations with Chinese accents and 20th-century modernism. And lush tropical features add glitz to a garden-style balcony with an amber backlight overlooking the lake. Lush tropical accents provide glitz to a garden-style terrace with amber lighting overlooking the lake. unusual occurrences
788 Brickell Plaza #40 / Website
Sugar, Miami's award-winning rooftop and lounge, is the ideal destination in the heart of Brickell. This famous rooftop is intricately nested 40 stories up at the top of EAST Miami, attracting locals and visitors with its hip and happening vibe. Sugar overlooks Miami's dynamic skyline surrounded by city lights at night and provides a spectacular backdrop of sunset and moonrise views. Sugar has the most incredible views, from its verdant garden to its renowned hand-carved Balinese bar. It is the place to meet and be seen, with DJ sets, luxurious cocktails, sushi, and other Asian-influenced snacks.
115 SW 8th St 22nd Floor / Website
Rosa Sky Rooftop is one of Brickell's trendiest rooftops. This rooftop is the ideal combination of scene and serenity, with panoramic views of the gleaming Miami cityscape, colorful hand-crafted drinks, globally influenced tapas, and a daring music lineup. Rosa Sky is a 4,000-square-foot city retreat on the 22nd story of the all-new dual-brand AC & Element Hotel Miami Brickell. Guests are taken to breathtaking sky views high above the Brickell City Centre through a street-facing elevator (SW 1st Court). The tranquil views from above the city lights are combined with the attraction of a nightlife atmosphere, all geared to the most discerning guest. Guests may take in the heavens above and the gleaming Miami cityscape through the standing binocular installation, relish shared appetizers and savory foods, clink glasses with inventive drinks, and pulse to the beat of featured DJs and music talent emulating the sounds of Miami.
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701 S Miami Ave Suite / Website
Eternity Gallery, founded in 2016, is a worldwide chain of galleries focusing on contemporary art. Its famous sites in Paris and Miami house a diverse collection of extraordinary artworks by great Masters and emerging artists. All of them are promoted through curated exhibitions and well-known art festivals. You will find world-renowned contemporary artists, including George Morton Clark, Taher Jaoui, Mr. Brainwash, Gil Bruvel, Nathalie Cohen, and STALLMAN. Eternity Gallery also features Pop artists Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, and Keith Haring, and contemporary artists Manolo Valdés, Robert Combas, Arman, Jeff Koons, KAWS, Banksy, and Damien Hirst. The gallery also showcases the exceptional works of renowned Asian artists Zao Wou-Ki, Takashi Murakami, and Yue Minjun. Eternity Gallery is a gathering place for international collectors where editions, prints, and original works are presented for their audience to feel forever, interpret, and admire.
33 SE 7th St Suite 100 / Website
The River Oyster Bar is a neighborhood bistro that provides high-quality oysters and seafood in a relaxed setting with experienced staff. The restaurant makes excellent efforts, collaborating with many purveyors, fishermen, and farmers to acquire the finest sustainable, local, and seasonal seafood available. The River Oyster Bar only purchases whole fresh fish and butchers it in-house to preserve quality. Its oysters are flown in from all over the country, often directly from the farm where they are raised in clean waters. They are tagged with the harvest region and date to ensure the best quality and safety. Here you will find the best Oysters in Brickell and perhaps in the entire city.
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